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Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

150 Years of Science!

Hey there readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I can be awakened from sleep by the slightest noise, but I’m often completely oblivious to loud background noise when I’m awake and concentrating on a task.   In my last post, I described the end of the Battle […]

Prologue to Glory: Abraham Lincoln in the 1930s

After reading the title of this post, you may begin to wonder if I purposefully wrote it incorrectly.  Abraham Lincoln in the 1930s?  Is it a typo? A mistake?  Is this blogger even aware of one of the most infamous assassinations in history?  Don’t fret, dear readers, I haven’t lost my marbles…yet.  While looking through […]

Monitor Log: 7 June 1862

Remarks Saturday May [June]7/62   Commenced & till 4 A.M Calm & cloudy very strong current                                        Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Cloudy weather & light breeze from the westward at 6 AM St[eame]r Jacob Bell came down from above                                  Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Light airs from S.E & pleasant […]